Histamine Intolerance Podcast
I recently was interviewed by Stephen Anderson for the Holistic Practitioner Podcast on histamine intolerance.
In this episode, we talk about my long struggle with histamine intolerance and how healing myself lead me into the work of helping others suffering from similar issues.
Here are some of the things we covered:
0:55 – Alison’s back story and how she became a health coach working with people suffering from histamine intolerance
2:40 – Drug intolerance and it’s connection to histamine intolerance
6:34 – The symptoms that Alison was struggling with prior to a diagnosis of histamine intolerance
7:19 – Insomnia and histamine intolerance
9:52 – Histamine intolerance is a symptom, not a diagnosis
10:00 – Why is it that people were once able to tolerate histamines in their diet and then suddenly are unable to?
14:02 – For people with histamine intolerance what are the types of symptoms they will experience after an exposure to histamine?
15:19 – Another major source of histamine other than food is bacterial infections in the GUT
17:11 – The two main enzymes that break down histamine
18:55 – The GUT tests that Alison runs with clients
21:05 – DAO (diamine oxidase) tests; Australia Immunopro, USA Dunwoody labs
21:24 – Variation of DAO during a women’s cycle
24:45 – Genetic test for medication tolerance
33:05 – H-Pylori and it’s connection to histamine intolerance
37:45 – Alison’s treatment packages that she offers to her clients
42:57 – Over the last 7 years of being a health coach what are some of the things that you’ve learned working with people
53:35 – Graded histamine intolerance list
Although we talked for an hour – I feel like I only scratched the surface. Nevertheless, I hope that there is something of interest that either pushes your practice forward or your own health.